Dakotaraptor was a carnivore. It lived in the Late Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as South Dakota.

Quick facts about Dakotaraptor:

  • Existed from Maastrichtian Age to 66 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

All the Dakotaraptor illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Dakotaraptor was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • R. A. DePalma and D. A. Burnham. 2015. The first giant raptor (Theropoda: Dromaeosauridae) from the Hell Creek Formation. The University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions 14:1-16